Diversification has benefits for agricultural production and ecosystem services both above and below ground, but diversification of soil organisms is seldom recognized.
Adapted from farmer Gabe Brown and a series of articles on the 5 soil health principles by Jay Fuhrer, NRCS Soil Health Specialist. Coming more from a farming perspective, these concepts apply similarly to rangelands. Graphics by Kiss the Ground. … Continued
New Mexico’s Healthy Soil Act is based on five soil health principles: keeping the soil covered; minimizing external inputs and minimizing soil disturbance on cropland; maximizing biodiversity; maintaining a living root; and integrating animals into land management. Here are some … Continued